German housing construction

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German is still suffering from a lack of new housing, despite the completion of 277,700 apartments last year, according to Germany’s Federal Statistical Office (Bundesamt). more

Jun 21, 2017 10:00 AM Markets

Alexander Tannenbaum - Universal-Investment

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The German real estate market has become expensive for institutional investors, according to the fourth annual survey by Frankfurt-based investment company Universal-Investment. Despite Germany’s reputation as a safe haven, 37% of respondents said... more

Jun 20, 2017 10:00 AM Markets

Andreas Pohl - Deutsche Hypo

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France’s general election earlier this month, in which centrist Emmanuel Macron defeated Marine Le Pen to become France’s youngest ever president, has had a positive impact on the Deutsche-Hypo-Index this month, according to Deutsche Hypo’s... more

Jun 19, 2017 10:00 AM Markets

Shopping Centre

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A new report from property advisers Cushman & Wakefield (C&W) shows that 36,000 sqm of new shopping centre space will be completed in Germany this year, with another 67,700 sqm to be added in 2018. Nonetheless, German retail rents are expected to... more

Jun 15, 2017 3:39 PM Markets


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German logistics take-up has continued where it left off last year, rising nearly 2% in this year's first quarter to 1.5 million sqm, a new record for any first quarter, according to BNP PRE. Early figures reaching REFIRE show a real estate... more

Jun 14, 2017 10:00 AM Markets

Big Seven 7 Germany

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Market research group BulwienGesa's authoritative annual survey of the German project development industry shows the first significant rise of commercial office developments – either planned or already under construction – in Germany's Big 7... more

Jun 9, 2017 12:15 PM Markets


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It takes about 18 months for an investment in listed real estate to shed the influence of the general equities market and to start mirroring the performance of the companies’ underlying portfolio, according to new research by MSCI for the European... more

Jun 8, 2017 10:00 AM Markets


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Ludwigsburg in Baden-Württemberg and Troisdorf in North-Rhine Westphalia are the mid-sized German towns that came out on top in the annual GMA City Ranking Retail 2017 published recently by geomarketing and location market research consultants GMA. more

Jun 7, 2017 10:00 AM Markets

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A new report on financing in Germany by property services advisor JLL shows that Germany's commercial property financiers increased their new business last year by 15% to €41.6bn. The study shows that all but one of the 13 financing banks lent... more

May 31, 2017 3:22 PM Markets

Andreas Dombret - Bundesbank

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Is a German property bubble on the cards? Germany’s central bank (Bundesbank) seems to think so and sounded an alert earlier this month, citing low interest rates and banks chasing yields. more

May 25, 2017 10:00 AM Markets

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